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The Student Leadership & Involvement team is here to help student navigate leadership and involvement opportunities on campus, while empowering students to reach their full potential. Some members of the team serve as advisors to ASUU Student Leaders, some are focused on serving the Recognized Student Organization community, and some are dedicated to growing leadership development programs. The entire team works together to provide a holistic experience for students engaging with leadership and involvement at the University of Utah.

Erica Andersen

Director
 801-587-9142
 eandersen@sa.utah.edu

Erica Andersen

Director
Erica serves as the Director for Student Leadership & Involvement. She supervises seven professional staff members, advises student leaders, and facilitates leadership development opportunities for students and engagement with student organizations and the campus community. Before starting in our office, she worked for Housing & Residential Education, ASUU (at the University of Utah), and in events management. Erica has a passion for student persistence and the role engagement plays within that process. Erica holds a Master's of Education from the University of Utah in the department of Education, Leadership & Policy, a BA in Communications, and BS in Environmental Studies. In her free time Erica enjoys reading, working out, and exploring the great outdoors through camping, climbing, hiking and skiing.
 801-587-9142
 eandersen@sa.utah.edu

Jessica Ashcraft

Associate Director
 801-587-7342
 jashcraft@sa.utah.edu

Jessica Ashcraft

Associate Director
Jessica is the Associate Director for Student Leadership & Involvement and works directly with ASUU’s Deputy Chief of Staff, Marketing Board, and Student Resources Board. Additionally, Jessica is responsible for organizing, directing, and maintaining the day-to-day operations of marketing, technology, student organization management and office operations. Jessica earned her Master of Arts in Adult and Higher Education from Morehead State University and her Bachelor of Science in Animal Science from Morehead State University. Jessica is originally from Kentucky and is an avid equestrian who enjoys spending time exploring the outdoors.
 801-587-7342
 jashcraft@sa.utah.edu

Marissa Questereit

Programming Advisor
 801-587-7341
 mquestereit@sa.utah.edu

Marissa Questereit

Programming Advisor
Marissa is the ASUU Programming Advisor, serving the Campus Events Board, Sustainability Board, Diversity Board, Government Relations Board, and Student Immersion and Outreach. Marissa earned her Master of Education from The University of Utah in the department of Educational Leadership and Policy and earned her Bachelor of Science in Communication from Weber State University. In her free time Marissa enjoys spending time with her cat Lucy, watching basketball, and listening to music.
 801-587-7341
 mquestereit@sa.utah.edu

Abby Feenstra

Legislative Advisor
 801-587-7338
 afeenstra@sa.utah.edu

Abby Feenstra

Legislative Advisor
Abby is the ASUU Legislative Advisor, serving the ASUU Senate, Assembly, Government Relations Board, Academic Affairs Board, Elections Registrar, Attorney General, and Supreme Court. Abby also handles assessment for Student Leadership & Involvement and teaches in the Leadership Studies Minor. Abby originally hails from Reno, Nevada, where she earned her Bachelor’s degree with a dual major in English Literature and Women’s Studies from the University of Nevada, and went on to earn a Master’s in Higher Education and Student Affairs Administration from the University of Vermont. Abby loves reading, long-distance running, watching football, and keeping up with national politics.
 801-587-7338
 afeenstra@sa.utah.edu

Michelle Chan

Associate Director for Budget & Finance
 801-587-7342
 mchan@sa.utah.edu

Michelle Chan

Associate Director for Budget & Finance
Michelle is the Associate Director for Budget & Finance and works directly with the Finance Board and Student Resources Board. Michelle is responsible for managing ASUU finances and advising students on budget forecasts, revenue and expenditures, and fiscal responsibility. Michelle has a background in healthcare, higher education, and finances and earned her Doctorate and Bachelor's degree in Nursing from the University of California, Irvine. Michelle is originally from Los Angeles and spends her free time playing sports, cooking and baking, knitting, and playing music.
 801-587-7342
 mchan@sa.utah.edu

Jessica See

Administrative Assistant
 801-581-2788
 jsee@sa.utah.edu

Jessica See

Administrative Assistant
Jessica is the administrative assistant for the Associated Students of the University of Utah. She organizes, directs and maintains the day-to-day operations of the ASUU Office. Jessica earned her Associate of Science Degree at Salt Lake Community College and is pursuing a Bachelor of Science in Economics at the University of Utah. When she's not working or studying she spends most of her time outdoors with her family.
 801-581-2788
 jsee@sa.utah.edu

Sara Thomas

Graduate Assistant for Student Organizations
 801-587-8322
 mwilde@sa.utah.edu

Ingrid Nicole Mata

Graduate Assistant for Programming
 801-587-8322
 ktaboada@sa.utah.edu

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Accountant-Student Orgs

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Accountant-Student Orgs

Josh Olszewski

Student Orgs Coordinator

Josh Olszewski

Student Orgs Coordinator
Josh comes to us from Central Michigan University where he served as a Student Activities Graduate Assistant. Josh brings with him a wealth of knowledge around student support, programming, marketing, and more.

Office Hours & Locations


By Appointment Only (We are Virtual Until Further Notice).

Our offices are located in the A. Ray Olpin Union Building in Ste. 248 (SLI) and Ste. 234 (ASUU), both in the Student Involvement Wing. Please ring the doorbell for either suite on dates when we are in the office. Reach us virtually 8:00 am-5:00 pm Monday-Friday.